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Elizabeth Wescott and her spacehopper

Elizabeth Wescott and her spacehopper Higher House, Atherington, March 1977 More like this

Michael Davis, retired solicitor

Michael Davis, retired solicitor Dolton, February 1982 More like this

Sister Irene Morris judging the Baby...

Sister Irene Morris judging the Baby... Town Hall,..., August 1986 More like this

Hoisting the Jubilee flag, Harepath

Hoisting the Jubilee flag, Harepath South Harepath, Beaford, June 1977 More like this

Bruce Evydean adding to an inscription

Bruce Evydean adding to an inscription Beaford Churchyard, September 1981 More like this

Coastal viewpoint

Coastal viewpoint Ilfracombe, 14 August 1973 More like this

The kitchen garden

The kitchen garden The Old Rectory, Merton, May 1983 More like this

Building the new link road

Building the new link road South Molton near, August 1988 More like this

Trapnellís drapersí shop, High Street,...

Trapnellís drapersí shop, High Street,... Bideford High Street, April 1985 More like this

Cow and calf shortly after birth

Cow and calf shortly after birth Nethercott, Iddesleigh, January 1977 More like this

James Ravilious, photographer of rural life © Beaford Archive

Image of James Ravilious
by Alan Winn.

The Beaford Archive

Photographs by James Ravilious from 1972 - 1989

WELCOME. Towards the end of the last century, James Ravilious created an "endless tapestry" of life in rural north Devon. This site holds digital scans of the 1,700 negatives which he regarded as his finest work.

High quality prints of the images on this website can be purchased online, please see individual images for details.

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